Shielding the next Mozart from the public gaze
Israeli-born father of Alma Deutscher, a 7-year-old prodigy, has sought to protect her from too much publicity and unwarranted comparisons.
The media in England are in uproar. In the town of Dorking in the picturesque county of Surrey, a 7-year-old girl has been discovered who plays classical music on the piano and violin, and also composes pieces with charm and talent. Among her works are rondos and sonatas for piano, works for violin and piano that she performs herself, and now - the cause of her celebrity - a short opera entitled "The...
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